Benoît Mandelbrot,

Novel Mathematician, Dies at 85 by Jascha Hoffman, New York Times Benoît B. Mandelbrot, a maverick mathematician who developed the field of fractal geometry and applied it to physics, biology, finance and many other fields, died on Thursday in Cambridge, Mass. He was 85. The cause was pancreatic cancer, his wife, Aliette, said. He had […]